2020 will be the year of blockchain: #BlockchainTrends to watch

Each year, we take one step forward to bring blockchain towards mainstream adoption. In 2019, we have matured in our concepts surrounding distributed ledgers, smart contracts, and how are they used...

Blockchain use cases for KYC and AML

Know Your Customers (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) are some of the most critical compliances all banks and financial institutions must adhere to. To meet KYC/AML compliances, they are...

Alternative finance to fuel industry growth

Even though banks remain key players in the finance industry, alternative finance and online lending platforms are witnessing immense growth. According to the report by the Federal Reserve,...

How PSD2 is a massive opportunity for online merchants

PSD2 is coming into force on this 14th September to set standards for fraud prevention, data usage, and transparent online payments across the EU. The idea behind the directive is to safeguard online transactions, unify the payment system, as well as promote new and...

read more

How can banks endure radical changes under PSD2?

The Revised Payment Services Directive or PSD2 is amongst the most progressive legislations aimed at revolutionizing the payments and the banking industry. The directive strongly focuses on emphasizing payment security, innovation, and market competition. It also aims...

read more

Top 7 trends driving digital transformation in banking (I)

‘Technological innovation’ – these two words are so embedded in our day-to-day life that we have almost forgotten how we used to live without mobile phones or internet or even online banking. We take it as a joke that the banking services were limited to a brick and mortar building which we called ‘bank’ within…

read more

Alternative finance to go mainstream?

In 2017, the alternative finance market grew by 36 percent to reach €10.44 billion. The growth seemed most prominent in the UK witnessing the overall market rise of a massive 68 percent, followed by France, Germany and the Netherlands. Despite the effect of Brexit on...

read more
Bedriftsvegen 92 , 3735 Skien, Norge.
Tlf: 35 90 13 00 , E-post: post@akeo.no

Copyright © 2018 Akeo AS